Author Archives: Blake Waldman

Earn 3 NYCDOE “P” In-Service Credits from Home!

If this sounds like something you’re interested in, look no further! Teq is offering an online course that will focus on Digital Learning in Today’s Interactive Classroom, which will simultaneously meet several of your teacher competencies. This is an excellent way to learn on your own time without costing you a fortune.

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‘Tis the Season for Giving Back

Maybe it’s because we’re feeling the holiday spirit or maybe it’s just the simple fact that we work with amazing educators and want to give back.  Regardless, the fact of the matter is that we’ve got some new goodies on our Teq Video Archive page www.teq.com/video that will surely bring cheer to you in the … Read more

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SMART Notebook

10 Most Frequently Asked SMART Board Troubleshooting Questions, Part 2

Continuing from yesterday’s post with questions and answers 6 – 10!

6. The touch on my SMART Board is off. What can I do about it?

First, try orienting your board by pressing the keyboard and right-mouse-click buttons located on the pen tray at the same time to begin the SMART board orientation. Press the … Read more

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SMART Notebook

10 Most Frequently Asked SMART Board Troubleshooting Questions, Part 1

To hopefully eliminate some stress as you begin the new school year, here are the answers to 5 of the 10 most frequently asked SMART Board troubleshooting questions fielded by our instructional technology and support staff (6 – 10 will be posted tomorrow!).

1. How do I setup my SMART Board once it’s been installed?

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The Newsy App

Are you boggled at the fact that many of your students are unaware of what is going on in the news? Do they complain to you that they, “don’t have the time to read the paper” or just simply get too overwhelmed by all of the text? Well, now you can tell them about the … Read more

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The New Edmodo

7 Steps on How to Use the New Edmodo

Edmodo recently released a new look for their website. Many times when a website changes there’s a ton of confusion about old features, new features, and where everything is now located. Not with Edmodo! The simple and clear design makes it easy to navigate between all of the tools. So there shouldn’t be too much … Read more

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Dropbox

How to Download and Use Dropbox on Your PC

  1. Using your web browser of choice (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer etc.) go to www.dropbox.com.
  2. Click on the “Download Dropbox” link.
  3. If you are using Google Chrome, the program will automatically begin to download and you will see a status bar showing you when the download has completed.

    If you are using Firefox, a mini
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Glogster EDU

Multimedia Posters with Glogster EDU, Part 2

Yesterday, our webinar focused on the overall wonders of creating a multimedia poster with Glogster EDU. I modeled how students can access the Web 2.0 tool, allowing them to be as creative as they want — no longer confined to displaying their research assignments on boring ol’ oak tag. With a basic poster, the most … Read more

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SMART Notebook

Dude, Where’s My Floating Toolbar?

Are you working on your Mac trying to locate your SMART Board’s Floating Toolbar but have reason to believe it may have gone AWOL? Have no fear, Teq has recently learned of the miraculous way to lure it back to your desktop. It only takes a couple of minutes, and will save you a couple … Read more

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Glogster EDU

Multimedia Posters with Glogster EDU

Ever wish you could provide your students with a one-stop shop of resources for a lesson or project? If so, welcome to the world of Glogster EDU. With Glogster, you and your students can create multimedia posters of information using a “pin board” style format. You can include links, documents, videos, and pictures to … Read more

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